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Mkt Bar

1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
+1 832-360-2222
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“steak dinner” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ate at this bar twice during my eight day business trip in Houston. It's in close proximity/walking distance from downtown hotels. The food is fresh and good!! The second trip I came back just for the Gelato. The staff was friendly and dealt with any...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

My group of 4 four went to the MKT Bar last night before a concert. We arrived at 6:00pm and didn't get our first drink until 6:30pm. We ordered an appetizer and two of their specials. All of the food, finally, came out at 7:00pm....More

Thank Nicole W
Haig T, Manager at Mkt Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much for reaching out to us. We appreciate you taking the time to put a review together about your experience and apologize that it was less than favorable. Please know that we have much higher expectations for our staff and will work...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

It's a very cool and hip place. Excellent service and great music. Don't miss out the Steak Tuesdays!

Thank Tafart
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the atmosphere at this place. It's loud and busy but there was live music and people didn't seem to mind the noise. It wasn't a fast place to eat but didn't take a long time either. I'd say it was an average wait....More

Thank MelEast76
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Visiting Houston for the first time, we sought places popular with the locals. After reading the accolades about MKT Bar, located inside Phoenicia Foods, we were curious to experience it for ourselves. On this Sunday evening, oddly enough, the funky space was packed with millennials...More

Thank FoodFight101
Reviewed 30 June 2017

MKT hosted a nice group outing for one of our customers. The staff did a nice job and the food was very tasty. The side area worked great for a semi private group function area.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Came there before an Astros game for brunch. The food and service were awesome! I highly recommend it!

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Great place. Very good selections on the menu. Good beers. God vibe. Highly recommended.Different performers on the small stage each night.

Thank TLXX
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

What do you want more? Good food, love music, great beer for a decent price. Service was perfect! Had the steak dinner and was really tasty. They have beer tasting plates with 4 different local beers. I really recommend this bar for dinner and drinks.

Thank Luuk P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Funky spot with good food and cold beverages. They had a DJ spinning tunes that made for a nice vibe. Friendly staff.

Thank brent m
Nearby Restaurants
Phoenicia Specialty Foods
1,007 reviews
.05 km away
Quattro at Four Seasons Houston
262 reviews
.09 km away
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
74 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Minute Maid Park
2,393 reviews
.64 km away
Discovery Green
669 reviews
.21 km away
Toyota Center
667 reviews
.39 km away
George R. Brown Convention Center
292 reviews
.32 km away
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3 July 2015|
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Response from MelEast76 |
There are parking meters right in front of the entrance and cars are parked there. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 832-360-2222
In the heart of Downtown, MKT BAR (short for Market Bar) is a global gastropub within walking distance of many of Houston’s favorite attractions and entertainment venues including Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center and Minute Maid Park. There’s something for everyone from live music showcasing popular Houston-area acts and national stars to local art exhibits and family-friendly events.

Award-winning American cuisine with an international twist includes generous family-style portions of classics and comfort food, perfect for sharing. A thoughtful beverage selection features craft beer including local brews, a worldly wine list, sangria and wine-based cocktails.
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